Read Time 4 MinutesA year into the pandemic, and I think we’re all looking forward to taking an in-person vacation. While the vaccine efforts are ramping up, it’s still safest to keep your vacay virtual. Keep reading to see seven…
Read Time 2 MinutesThe Magic City is home to the UAB Blazers, the Wenonah High School Dragons and now three baby dragons.
Read Time 2 MinutesIt’s official. Birmingham Jill, a opossum, is this year’s guest winter weather prognosticator for Groundhog Day 2021 at the Birmingham Zoo.
Read Time 3 MinutesThe Magic City’s most visited tourist attraction, the Birmingham Zoo, returns this week on Thursday, June 11th for general admission patrons.
Read Time 5 MinutesIn response to the nationwide coronavirus crisis that has swept Birmingham and the nation, Bham Now is working to help all of us get through this together.
Read Time 1 MinutesPresidents Day is this Monday, February 17. It’s officially called “Washington’s Birthday” to commemorate George Washington, the first U.S. president. So, how does this impact your Monday in Birmingham? Keep reading to find out.
Meet Luti and Gadze – the African elephants who have joined the Birmingham Zoo family (Pics & Video)
Read Time 5 MinutesGuests visiting Birmingham Zoo’s ‘Trails of Africa’ can now meet Luti and Gadze. The pair of young male African elephants recently moved to Birmingham from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. I visited to see them exploring…
Read Time 1 MinutesToday, June 29th is the official Grand Opening of the Birmingham Zoo’s Arrival Experience and Welcome Plaza.The new entrance is the culmination of Phase 2 of the Renew the Zoo Capital Campaign.
Read Time 3 MinutesIn 1913, Miss Fancy became a Birmingham resident. She would live in our city for 41 years, but her legacy and imprint remain, still holding a big place in this city’s heart today.
13 trunk or treats in Birmingham this October, plus 4 extra Halloween events, including Boo at the Zoo
Read Time 6 MinutesSpooky costumes, oodles of candy and Halloween fun await you this month in Birmingham. Here are 13 trunk or treats to check out, plus a few extra Halloween events you won’t want to miss!
6 things you could have won if you were signed up for Bham Now’s newsletter, including Sloss Tech tickets
Read Time 2 MinutesDo you love giveaways and the chance to win cool prizes? If you sign up for Bham Now’s newsletter, you will! Check out some of the totally amazing stuff that have been up for grabs lately via…
Nearly 1 billion birds die a year colliding into windows in the U.S. Learn how Birmingham Zoo’s Jessie Griswold is helping solve this problem.
Read Time 3 MinutesAccording to a 2014 study, up to nearly 1 billion birds die from window collisions each year in the United States.
4 popular Magic City tourist destinations are honoring active duty military personnel and veterans with free admission this Memorial Day
Read Time 2 MinutesFour of the Magic City’s most popular tourist destinations, Vulcan Park and Museum, McWane Science Center, Birmingham Zoo and Oak Mountain State Park are honoring active duty military personnel and veterans this Memorial Day weekend with free…